Colombia’s Jhonathan Florez is the holder of four Guinness world records for Wingsuit jumping in the categories of longest duration, the highest jump, the greatest horizontal distance and the greatest absolute distances flown.
So throwing himself out of helicopter over his beloved Bogota must have seemed like a picnic.
However his course included the city’s iconic 17th-century Monserrate sanctuary, and over built-up hillside areas affording some spectacular views for those on the ground and in the air.
“It’s a very pure moment, a Zen moment of concentration. In the moment I was thinking how beautiful the mountain is, watching how I flew, watching how I changed my angle to make the perfect pass I needed to do,” he said.
Florez can reportedly hit speeds of over 160 kph.